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Genius Brands appoints new CFO

Robert Denton boasts 30 years of senior management experience in global media companies.
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Genius Brands International has appointed a new chief financial officer in the form of Robert Denton.

Denton boasts 30 years of senior management experience in global media companies. He will step into the role at GBI from April 18 this year.

Denton worked alongside GBI’s chairman and CEO Andy Heyward for five years while serving as CFO of DIC Entertainment, leading up to the public company’s successful sale. He will once again be reporting directly to Heyward.

“Bob and I share a similar work ethic, and our management and leadership strategies as well as our business experiences are complementary,” said Heyward.

“As we continue to expand the scope of our global operations, Bob’s ability to effectively and proficiently cultivate, facilitate and execute the strategic financial planning will steer the company’s continued growth and sustained success.”

Denton added: “I have always admired and respected Andy Heyward’s passion and commitment as well as his unique talent for anticipating trends and satiating consumer appetites with engaging, quality entertainment.

“During my five-year tenure as CFO at DIC Entertainment, we worked together to take the company public, building a robust and competitive children’s media company with an expansive global footprint.

“I look forward to once again working with Andy to strategize on driving the continued growth and success of Genius Brands.”

Denton has spent the last six years in the role of CFO/Controller for Atlys, a next-gen media company.

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